buydown

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

buy +‎ down

NounEdit

buydown (plural buydowns)

  1. (finance) An accelerated repayment of the principal of a loan.
  2. (mortgage finance) A payment by a third-party to a lender to reduce some of all of the payments otherwise required, especially in first few years of the loan, thereby enhancing the apparent quality of the loan.

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Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 01:40